Egypt: A Step in the Right Direction

Hishmeh, George S.
October 2012
Washington Report on Middle East Affairs;Oct2012, Vol. 31 Issue 7, p31
The article discusses the political developments in Egypt. It claims that the presidential election in the country in June 2012 that saw the election of Mohamed Morsi as the country's first president is a step in the right direction for the country. Among the moves by Morsi are the termination of the services of the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces (SCAF) led by Field Marshal Mohammed Hussein al-Tantawi and nullifying the constitutional declaration issued by SCAF.


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